How Will World Bank’s U.S.$40 Million Grant Address Limp Progress On Governance Reform?

[Observer] World Bank Country Director Larisa Leshchenko spoke in generalities on Tuesday, November 22 when she addressed the media on the Bank’s US$40 million grant for governance reform in Liberia.

[Observer] World Bank Country Director Larisa Leshchenko spoke in generalities on Tuesday, November 22 when she addressed the media on the Bank's US$40 million grant for governance reform in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lofa Celebrates Boakai’s 72nd Birthday Today

[Observer] Over 20,000 Liberians under the banners of “Lofa Citizens for 2017” and “Friends of Ambassador Joseph N. Boakai”, are expected to gather today at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on the UN Drive to “affirm and reaffirm” their support for the Pr…

[Observer] Over 20,000 Liberians under the banners of "Lofa Citizens for 2017" and "Friends of Ambassador Joseph N. Boakai", are expected to gather today at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on the UN Drive to "affirm and reaffirm" their support for the Presidential bid of their kinsman, Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, for the ensuing 2017 Elections. He is 72 years old today.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Homosexuality Is Not a Crime – Let He Who Is Without Sin Cast the First Stone

[Observer] During the recent visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf responded to a question posed by a Canadian journalist about what her government was doing to protect members of the gay, lesbian, …

[Observer] During the recent visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf responded to a question posed by a Canadian journalist about what her government was doing to protect members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT). She rightly responded and I couldn't agree with her more 'that it was not illegal to be a homosexual in Liberia. She went on to say that "Liberia has no law that restricts the rights of individuals to their own choices. Only wh

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LRA Commissioner to Showcase Experience

[Observer] Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfrieda Stewart Tamba has left the country to join revenue administrators and development actors in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 2nd High level meeting of Global Partnership for Effective Deve…

[Observer] Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfrieda Stewart Tamba has left the country to join revenue administrators and development actors in Nairobi, Kenya, for the 2nd High level meeting of Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, a press release said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Remains Silent On Meeting With Charles Taylor

[Observer] A senior member of opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) said the party cannot confirm nor deny an allegation made by Alan White, former chief of investigations for the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone, that the party …

[Observer] A senior member of opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) said the party cannot confirm nor deny an allegation made by Alan White, former chief of investigations for the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone, that the party leader, George Weah, has had discussions with former President Charles Ghankay Taylor in Britain and that the jailed Taylor may be trying to interfere in the country's 2017 electoral processes by perhaps having his former wife run on the opposition ticket, the Voice of

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf Consoles Cuba On Former President Fidel Castro’s Death

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Cuba, Raul Castro Ruz, on the death of former President and Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Cuba, Raul Castro Ruz, on the death of former President and Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

There Is but One China in the World

[Observer] It is reported that a former member of the Liberian legislature recently wrote letters to the Taiwanese authorities, indicating that he regards Taiwan as a sovereign state and is seeking resumption of official relations between Liberia and T…

[Observer] It is reported that a former member of the Liberian legislature recently wrote letters to the Taiwanese authorities, indicating that he regards Taiwan as a sovereign state and is seeking resumption of official relations between Liberia and Taiwan. It is known to all, there is but one China in the world. The government of the People's Republic of China is the sole legal government of China. The mainland and Taiwan belong to one and the same China whose sovereignty and territorial integrity brook no division

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ebola Scare Over, Liberian Immigrants Lose Right to Stay in U.S.

[Observer] Four years ago, Tenneh Harris, a divorced midwife from Liberia, came to the United States on a 90-day visitor visa but never returned to her West African home. Of America’s estimated 11.2 million immigrants who are here illegally, 40 percent…

[Observer] Four years ago, Tenneh Harris, a divorced midwife from Liberia, came to the United States on a 90-day visitor visa but never returned to her West African home. Of America's estimated 11.2 million immigrants who are here illegally, 40 percent become undocumented in the same way, by overstaying visas.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Arrives in Havana to Attend Memorial Service of Late President Fidel Castro

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Havana, Republic of Cuba to attend the official mass memorial service of the late former President of Cuba, His Excellency Fidel Castro Ruz, which will take place tonight, 29 November 2016 in Havana.

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Havana, Republic of Cuba to attend the official mass memorial service of the late former President of Cuba, His Excellency Fidel Castro Ruz, which will take place tonight, 29 November 2016 in Havana.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa